Peace Corps 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Volunteer Language Testing Scores System
Document Number: E7-16366
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-21
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
As required under the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, the Peace Corps is giving notice of a new system of records, Volunteer Language Testing Scores System.
Proposed Routine Use; Request for Public Comment
Document Number: E7-15602
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-08-09
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps proposes to adopt a new routine use that would permit disclosure of Peace Corps records governed by the Privacy Act when reasonably necessary to respond to, prevent, minimize, or remedy, harm that may result from an agency data breach or compromise.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-3440
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Associate Director for Management invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the continued use of the PC-2042, Correspondence Match Educator Enrollment form and Teacher Survey. Comments from the public are invited on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools' Correspondence Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarify of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information to on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. The initial Federal Register notice was published on June 4, 2007, Volume 72, No. 106, pgs. 30884-30885 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from a copy of the proposed information collections can be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425 or 800-424-8580, ext 1425 or e-mail at scaldwell@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the collections should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Caldwell and should be received on or before August 15, 2007.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities: OMB Control # 0420-0531 Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC-DP-969.1.2)
Document Number: 07-3439
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget, a request for approval of Reinstatement of OMB Control Number 0420-0531, the Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC- DP-969.12). The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for individuals who volunteer to share information about their career field, their past or current employer(s), and their career and educational paths with current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. The initial Federal Register notice was published on June 8, 2007, Volume 72, NO. 110, p. 31867 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Lisa McCabe, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services, 111 20th Street, NW., Room 2135, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. McCabe can be contacted by telephone at 202- 692-1449 or 800-424-8580 ext 1435. Comments on the form should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Lisa McCabe, and should be received on or before August 15, 2007. Need for and Use of This Information: The Career Information Consultants Waiver Form is used to gather contact information from individuals who have volunteered to serve as career resources for current Peace Corps Volunteers and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The form is distributed and collected by the Peace Corps Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services Division. The Returned Volunteer Services division provides transition assistance to returning and recently-returned Volunteers through the Career Information Consultants project and other career, educational, and readjustment activities. The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for the Career Information Consultants database and publication. There is no other means of obtaining the required data. The Career Information Consultants project supports the need to assist returned volunteers and enhance the agency's capability to serve this population as required by Congressional legislation. Respondents: Professionals interested in supporting current and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Respondent's Obligation to Reply: Voluntary.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-3438
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for approval of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420-0529, the Peace Corps Week Brochure Registration Form (formerly called Peace Corps Day Brochure Registration Form). The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collections information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. The initial Federal Register notice was published on May 25, 2007, Volume 72, No. 101, p. 29356 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Vivian Nguyen, Office of Domestic Programs, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2121, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Nguyen may be contacted by telephone at 202- 692-1462 or 800-424-8580, Peace Corps Headquarters, ext 1462, by e-mail at vnguyen@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Nguyen and should be received on or before August 15, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-3437
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C., Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for Re-instatement of OMB Control Number 0420-0510, the Peace Corps Health Status Review form (PC-1789S). This is a re-instatement of an expired information collection with revisions. The initial Federal Register Notice was published on May 25, 2007, Volume 72, No. 101, p. 29357 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. The revision includes an additional HIV question to the PC-1789S form Volunteer Medical Application: Health Status Review for Peace Corps Volunteers. The purpose of this information collection is necessary to ensure that Volunteers meet this medical eligibility requirement, all applicants for service must undergo physical and dental examination prior to Volunteer service to provide the information needed for clearance, and to serve as a reference for any future Volunteer medical clearance, and to serve as a reference for any future Volunteer disability claims. The Health Status Review form is used to review the medical history of individual applicants, and currently serving Volunteers. The results of these examinations are used to ensure that applicants for Volunteer service will, with reasonable accommodation, be able to serve in the Peace Corps without jeopardizing their health. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Emilie Deady, Peace Corps, Office of Volunteer Support, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 5205, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Deady may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1509. Ms. Deady may be e-mailed at edeady@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Deady and should be received on or before August 15, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-3436
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-07-16
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C., Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request or approval of an information collection, OMB Control Number 0420-0001, the National Agency Check (NAC) Questionnaire for Peace Corps Volunteer Background Investigation. This is a renewal of an active information collection. The initial Federal Register notice was published on May 25, 2007, Volume 72, No. 101, p. 29356 for 60 days. Also available at GPO Access: wais.access.gpo.gov. No comments, inquiries or responses to the notice were received. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Mada McGill, Peace Corps, Volunteer Recruitment and Selection CHOPS, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 6105, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. McGill may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1886. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Desk Officer for the Peace Corps, Office of Management and Budget, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503. Comments should be received on or before August 15, 2007 from publication in the Federal Register. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collections information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities: OMB Control #0420-0531 Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC-DP-969.1.2)
Document Number: 07-2842
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-08
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C., Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget, a request for approval of Reinstatement of OMB Control Number 0420-0531, the Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC- DP-969.1.2). The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for individuals who volunteer to share information about their career field, their past or current employer(s), and their career and educational paths with current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Tamara Webb, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2132, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Webb can be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1435 or 800-424-8580 ext. 1435. Comments on the form should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Tamara Webb, and should be received on or before August 7, 2007. Need for and Use of This Information: The Career Information Consultants Waiver Form is used to gather contact information from individuals who have volunteered to serve as career resources for current Peace Corps Volunteers and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The form is distributed and collected by the Peace Corps Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services Division. The Returned Volunteer Services Division provides transition assistance to returning and recently-returned volunteers through the Career Information Consultants project and other career, educational, and readjustment activities. The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for the Career Information Consultants database and publication. There is no other means of obtaining the required data. The Career Information Consultants project supports the need to assist returned volunteers and enhance the agency's capability to serve this population as required by Congressional legislation. Respondents: Professionals interested in supporting current and Returned peace Corps Volunteers. Respondent's Obligation to Reply: Voluntary.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-2750
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Associate Director for Management invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the continued use of the PC-2042, Correspondence Match Educator Enrollment Form and Teacher Survey. Comments from the public are invited on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools' Correspondence Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. A copy of the proposed information collections can be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425 or 800-424-8580, ext 1425 or e-mail at scaldwell@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the collections should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Caldwell and should be received on or before August 3, 2007.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-2749
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Director for Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on information collection requests as required ursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the use of the PC-DP-969.3 (04/2007), World Wise Schools Conference Online Registration Form. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Cladwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425. The Peace Corps invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools' Annual Conference, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarify of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information to on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Sally Caldwell, and should be received on or before July 5, 2007. [after date of publication in Federal Register].
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-2748
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Director for Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the use of the PC-DP-969.4 (04/2007), Speakers Match: Request for a Speaker (Online). A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425. The Peace Corps invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools' Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. Comments on the forms should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Sally Caldwell, and should be received on or before July 5, 2007.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-2747
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Director for Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that Coverdell World Wise Schools has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the use of the PC-DO-969.5 (04/2007), Correspondence Match Educator Online Enrollment Form: Educator Sign Up Form. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425. Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps' Coverdell World Wise Schools' Correspondence Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarify of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information to on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. Comments on the form should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256, and should be received on or before July 5, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-2746
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for approval of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420-0533, the Peace Corps Crisis Corps Volunteer Application Form. This is a renewal of an active information collection. The purpose of this information collection is necessary in order to identify prospective, interested, and available returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are completing their services for Crisis Corps Volunteer Service. The information is used to determine availability, suitability, and potential Crisis Corps placement applicants. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Mary Angelini, Director of the Crisis Corps, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 7305, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Angelini can be contacted by telephone at 202-692-2250. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Angelini and should be received on or before July 5, 2007. Information Collection Abstract
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-2745
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-06-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C., Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for reinstatement for approval of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420-0006, the Peace Corps Confidential Reference Form, PC 1532 (Rev. 10/2006). The purpose of this information collection is to assist in processing applicants for volunteer service in determining suitability of applicants. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collections information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Cathey Bernhard, Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 6416, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Bernhard can be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1884 or 800-424- 8580 ext. 1884. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Bernhard and should be received on or before July 5, 2007.
Notice to Add A New System of Records
Document Number: E7-10142
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
As required under the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, the Peace Corps is giving notice of a new system of records, Coverdell World Wise Schools System.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-2603
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for re-instatement of OMB Control Number 0420-0510, the Peace Corps Health Status Review form (PC-1789S). This is a re-instatement of an expired information collection with revisions. The revisions includes an additional HIV question to the PC- 1789S form Volunteer Medical Application: Health Status Review for Peace Corps Volunteers. The purpose of this information collection is necessary to ensure that Volunteers meet this medical eligibility requirement, all applicants for service must undergo physical and dental examination prior to Volunteer service to provide the information needed for clearance, and to serve as a reference for any future Volunteer medical clearance, and to serve as a reference for any future Volunteer disability claims. The Health Status Review form is used to review the medical history of individual applicants, and currently serving Volunteers. The results of these examinations are used to ensure that applicants for Volunteer service will, with reasonable accommodation, be able to serve in the Peace Corps without jeopardizing their health. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Emilie Deady, Peace Corps, Office of Volunteer Support, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 5205, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Deady may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1509. Ms. Deady may be e-mailed at edeady@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Deady and should be received on or before July 24, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-2602
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to approve the re-newel of a information collection, OMB Control Number 0420-0001, the National Agency Check (NAC) Questionnaire for Peace Corps Volunteer Background Investigation. This is a renewal of an active information collection. The purpose of this information collection is necessary to perform a background investigation of people in the Peace Corps Volunteer programs. The Peace Corps Volunteer Background Investigation is used to obtain information from Federal sources about Peace Corps applicants who meet the minimum qualifications for service and have been invited to train for specific programs in host countries overseas. Information provided by the investigation will be used by the Peace Corps' Office of Placement in order to make a final determination as to an applicant's/ trainee's suitability for service. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Patricia Sayer, Peace Corps, Volunteer Recruitment and Selection, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 6414, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Sayer may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1836 or 800-424-8580, Peace Corps Headquarters, ext. 1836, or e-mail at psayer@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Sayer and should be received on or before July 24, 2007.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-2601
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-25
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C., chapter 3501 et seq.), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for renewal of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420-0529, the Peace Corps Week Brochure Registration Form (formerly called the Peace Corps Day Brochure Registration Form). The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collections information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarify of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Vivian Nguyen, Office of Domestic Programs, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2121, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Nguyen may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1462 or 800- 424-8580, Peace Corps Headquarters, ext. 1462, or e-mail at vnguyen@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Nguyen and should be received on or before July 24, 2007.
Freedom of Information Act Administration
Document Number: 07-2349
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-05-14
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps is amending its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) regulations, to permit requesters to use electronic mail when submitting requests, and to increase copy fees to 15 cents per page. The first revision will provide the public with more efficient FOIA responses, and the second revision will cover the costs of materials and upkeep for photocopying services.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-2324
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-11
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice invites the public to comment on the proposed collection of information by the Peace Corps' Office of the Inspector General. The Peace Corps' Office of the Inspector General wishes to collect feedback on the efficiency and effectiveness of the Peace Corps medical clearance process. The Office of the Inspector General will contact the former applicants by e-mail, telephone or mail and will request them to complete an online or paper survey in which they will share information on their experience completing the medical clearance portion of the Peace Corps application process. A small percentage of these applicants will also be contacted for telephone interviews.
New System of Records
Document Number: 07-2211
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-05-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a) the Peace Corps is giving notice of a new system of records, PC-22, titled Financial Management System.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-1975
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Director for Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that Coverdell World Wise Schools has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the use of the PC-DP-969.5 (04/2007), Correspondence Match Educator Online Enrollment Form: Educator Sign Up Form. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425. Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps' Coverdell World Wise Schools' Correspondence Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarify of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information to on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. Comments on the form should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256, and should be received on or before June 19, 2007.
Information Collection Request Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-1974
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for Re-instatement for approval of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420-0006, the Peace Corps (PC-1532), Confidential Reference Form (Rev. 10/2006). The purpose of this notice is to solicit public comments on whether: (1) The proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have a practical use; (2) the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used is accurate; (3) there are ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) there are ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the proposed information collection form can be obtained from Cathey Bernhard, Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 6416, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Bernhard can be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1884 or 800-424- 8580 ext. 1884 or e-mail at cbernhard@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the forms should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Bernhard and should be received on or before June 19, 2007 from publication in the Federal Register. Title: Confidential Reference Form. Need and Uses: The Confidential Reference form must be completed by referencesnames of whom are supplied by potential volunteers. Type of Review: Re-instatement of a previously approved collection that expired on 12/31/05. Respondents: Family, Friends and current and former supervisors of applicants for service in the United States Peace Corps. Respondent's Obligation to Reply: The responses are voluntary at the request of the applicant. Burden to the Public: a. Annual reporting burden: 16,5000 hours. b. Annual recordkeeping burden: None. c. Estimated average burden per response: 30 minutes. d. Frequency of response: One time. e. Estimated number of likely respondents: 33,000. f. Estimated cost to respondent: none.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-1973
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Director for Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the use of the PC-DP-969.4 (04/2007), Speakers Match: Request for a Speaker (Online). A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425. The Peace Corps invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools' Speakers Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. Comments on the form should be addressed to the attention of Ms. Sally Caldwell, and should be received on or before June 19, 2007.
Information Collection Requests Under OMB Review
Document Number: 07-1972
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-04-20
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Director for Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on information collection requests as required pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 USC Chapter 35). This notice announces that the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request to approve the use of the PC-DP-969.3 (04/2007), World Wise Schools Conference Online Registration Form. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Sally Caldwell, Director of World Wise Schools, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, 1111 20th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20256. Ms. Caldwell may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-1425. The Peace Corps invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools' Annual Conference, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of technology. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Sally Caldwell, and should be received on or before June 19, 2007.
Claims Against Government Under Federal Tort Claims Act
Document Number: 07-308
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-01-30
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps is revising its regulations concerning claims filed under the Federal Tort Claims Act. These changes update Peace Corps' address, as well as authority cited in the regulation. Revisions also identify a new policy under which the Chief Financial Officer, rather than the Director of the Peace Corps, will have authority to approve claims for amounts under $5000.
Proposed Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 07-254
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-23
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C, Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for approval of information collections, OMB Control Number 0420-0533, the Peace Corps Crisis Corps Volunteer Application Form. This is a renewal of an active information collection. The purpose of this information collection is necessary in order to identify prospective, interested, and available returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are completing their services for Crisis Corps Volunteer Service. The information is used to determine availability, suitability, and potential Crisis Corps placement applicants. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comment on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether their information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the information collection may be obtained from Ms. Mary Angelini, Director of the Crisis Corps, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 7305, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Angelini may be contacted by telephone at 202-692-2250. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Ms. Angelini and should be received on or before march 26, 2007.
Agency Information Collection Under Review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)
Document Number: 06-9956
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
The Peace Corps has submitted an information collection to the Office of Management and Budget for review under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Peace Corps Correspondence Match Program Brochure and PC-2042, Correspondence Match Enrollment Form (Rev. 07/2006), OMB Control 0420-0513 is required under the Peace Corps Act for Volunteer recruitment purposes. This is a reinstatement, with changes, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. No comments were received in response to the Peace Corps' earlier Federal Register Notice (October 3, 2006, Volume 71, Number 191, p. 58454 for 60 days). The Peace Corps and Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools invites comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps and the Paul D. Coverdell World Wise Schools Correspondence Match program, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the information to be collected; and, ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology.
Information Collection Request Under OMB Review
Document Number: 06-9955
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-04
Agency: Peace Corps, Agencies and Commissions
On October 3, 2006, this day, this publication was published (Volume 71, Number 191, page 58454), as PC Form 2042 (Rev. 07/2006), Correspondence Match Enrollment Form. The corrected title should read as follows: OMB Control 0420-0513, Correspondence Match Program Brochure and PC Form-2042 (Rev. 07/2006), Correspondence Match Enrollment Form.